Book Review: Ultimate Knitting Bible by Sharon Brant

Book Review: Ultimate Knitting Bible by Sharon Brant

January 30, 20132

Ultimate Knitting Bible: A Complete Reference with Step-by-step Techniques by Sharon Brant I have been knitting for many years and can honestly say that I learned by reading a book.…

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Book Review: Everything Alice by Hannah Read Baldrey and Christine Leech

Book Review: Everything Alice by Hannah Read Baldrey and Christine Leech

January 23, 20130

Everything Alice: The Wonderland Book of Makes by Hannah Read-Baldrey and Christine Leech I first came across this book at an Alice in Wonderland themed birthday party, where the host…

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Book Review: The Sewing Machine Classroom by Charlene Phillips

Book Review: The Sewing Machine Classroom by Charlene Phillips

January 9, 20132

The Sewing Machine Classroom by Charlene Phillips I know; as a self confessed knitter, why am I reviewing yet another sewing book? Well, I shall let you into a little…

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Book Review: 200 Fair Isle Designs by Mary Mucklestone

Book Review: 200 Fair Isle Designs by Mary Mucklestone

December 26, 20121

200 Fair Isle Designs: Knitting Charts, Combination Designs, and Colour Variations, by Mary Mucklestone A couple of years ago I had a hankering to make my own Fair Isle sweater,…

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Book Review: How To Use, Adapt and Design Sewing Patterns

Book Review: How To Use, Adapt and Design Sewing Patterns

December 19, 20120

How to Use, Adapt, and Design Sewing Patterns: From store-bought patterns to drafting your own: a complete guide to fashion sewing with confidence, by Lee Hollahan The aim of this…

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“Cut-loose Quilts” with a tenuous link to cheese making

“Cut-loose Quilts” with a tenuous link to cheese making

November 14, 20120

Years ago, on a somewhat random day trip, a not-unfamiliar occurrence foreshadowed my future founding of Significant Seams. As my partner met with a sequestered nun to learn how to…

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